In April 2011, new orders in industry decreased by 1.1%Industrial new orders index - april 2011

In April 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 1.1%, as well as in March (-1.7%; first estimate: -1.2%).

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No 152
Paru le : 20/06/2011

In April 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 1.1%, as well as in March (-1.7%; first estimate: -1.2%).

Non-domestic new orders also decreased in April (–2.2%).

Over the last quarter, new orders decreased in industry (-0.6%)

During the last three months (q-o-q), non-domestic news orders increased by 1.2 %.

Over the same period, new orders strongly decreased in car industry by 11.4% and in “electrical and electronic equipment” by 5.6 %. On the other hand, news orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector by 5.1%.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+15.2%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 15.2% higher than a year ago.

tab_synt_en – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries : Weight * April / March March / Feb. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 934 –1.1 –1.7 –0.6 15.2
non domestic 471 –2.2 –0.8 1.2 17.5
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 2.2 –2.5 –5.6 8.9
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –4.6 –3.1 –11.4 23.5
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 –0.9 –0.8 5.1 14.9
  • *: Total Manufacturing for new orders = 1000
  • (1) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to the level of aggregation (A 17) and [A 88] of the "NA" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.
  • Source: INSEE